Biology Departments

Welcome to the Biology departments of Lone Star College! You can use your Biology courses toward an Associate of Arts and Associate of Science academic degrees and workforce programs. Find out how!


Contacting the Biology Department

  • The department director's office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-CyFair Contacts

LSC-CyFair Biology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Shaunté Hulett-Abdin
Interim Dean
281.290.3916 Shaunte.N.Hulett@LoneStar.edu HSC1 117M

LSC-Kingwood Contacts

LSC-Kingwood Biology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Mike Clark
Department Chair
281.312.1423 Mike.Clark@LoneStar.edu SIB 202W
Dr. Ryan Chabarria
Dean of Health Occupations & Biological Sciences
281.312.8433 Ryan.E.Chabarria@lonestar.edu APA109H

LSC-Montgomery Contacts

LSC-Montgomery Biology Department

Name Phone Office
Mischelle Hopper
Interim Dean of Natural Sciences and Health Division


B-120 G
Dr. Janeu Houston
Department Chair


B-220 B
Melissa Jackson
Lead Faculty
936.271.6224 Melissa.D.Jackson@LoneStar.edu B-200 M
Helen McDowell
Lead Faculty
936.273.7486 Helen.E.McDowell@LoneStar.edu B-200 F

LSC-North Harris Contacts

LSC-North Harris Biology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Kara Barbee
Department Chair,
281.618.1177 Kara.L.Barbee@lonestar.edu WNSP 210 B

Ellen Turnell
Dean of Math and Science

281.618.5761 Ellen.Turnell@LoneStar.edu WNSP 115 C

LSC-Tomball Contacts

LSC-Tomball Biology Department

Name Phone Office
Dr. Cynthia Silvernail
Department Chair, Natural Sciences
281.351.3382 Cynthia.D.Silvernail@lonestar.edu E 213 G
Melinda Coleman
Dean, Division I
281.401.1824 Melinda.A.Coleman@lonestar.edu E 102 D

LSC-University Park Contacts

Name Phone Office
Chris Allen
Department Chair
281.655.3783 Christopher.A.Allen@LoneStar.edu CSI.208
Dr. Jess Kelly


Michael Elder
Biology Lead Faculty
281.290.2884 Michael.Elder@LoneStar.edu CSI.213

Sonal Tonger
Biology Lead Faculty

281.290.5053 Sonal.Tonger@LoneStar.edu CSI.218
Heather Bennett
281.655.3782 Heather.Bennett@LoneStar.edu CSI.216
Heather Brasher
281.290.2637 Heather.L.Brasher@LoneStar.edu CSI.214
Benjamin Johnson
281.290.3778 Benjamin.Johnson@LoneStar.edu CIS.217
Nuriya Kincaid
832.519.2920 Nuriya.Kincaid@LoneStar.edu CSI.204
Christopher Lopez
832.519.2879 Christopher.R.Lopez@LoneStar.edu CSI.219
J. Allen Margoitta
281.290.3761 Joseph.A.Margoitta@LoneStar.edu CSI.210

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